Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania July 6 - 8, 2018

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? July 6 - 8, 2018

The challenge? To make a film in only 48 hours!

Filmmakers from all over the Pittsburgh, PA area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world at Filmapalooza 2019 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2019 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Regular: $168 USD/team ends Tue, Jun 26
  • Late: $188 USD/team ends Fri, Jul 6
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Kickoff Event

Fri, Jul 6, 2018 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dropoff Event

Sun, Jul 8, 2018
by 7:30pm to be on-time

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film for Pittsburgh in only 48 hours.

  • Beginnings Jackie Druga
  • Black Moose Productions Brad Ryba
  • Blue Knight Productions Matt Denton
  • Carnegie Screenwriters Bob Scott
  • Command Pictures Maura Snyder
  • Elephant Trunk Films Phoebe Frear
  • Everlasting Productions Steve Sensebaugh
  • Everything But the Name Edwin Huang
  • Friendship Creative Ryan Austin
  • GRINDING HARD PRODUCTIONS Antione Famous
  • Gaff Tape and a Prayer Mike Hanley
  • Ghost Light Productions PJ Roup
  • Hutchins Films Jesse Hutchins
  • Popcorn Productions Jessica Lee
  • Robot Monkey Studios Mike McKown
  • ShadowFrame Productions Jason Boyer
  • So Fresh Films Nick Verzilli
  • Square Shoes Productions Nate Sexauer
  • Unplanned Comedy Woody Drennan
  • Well Known Strangers Dave Forman

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